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Downstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • Court sends Exxon spill case back to trial

    Court sends Exxon spill case back to trial
    The state's second-highest court has rejected much of a $147 million jury verdict that was awarded to hundreds of northern Baltimore County residents whose groundwater was contaminated by a gasoline leak at an Exxon station. The Court of Special...
  • Top property tax bills in Baltimore add up to big bucks

    Top property tax bills in Baltimore add up to big bucks
    When the city sends Tom Clancy his property tax bill, finance officials might want to tuck in a thank-you note. The multimillionaire novelist's supersized digs at the Ritz-Carlton Residences along the Inner Harbor have by far the highest tax payment of...
  • An inconvenient decision

    For a jurisdiction that wants to grow but lacks adequate drinking water supplies to do so without relying on others, the Aberdeen city government's recent decision to permit the erection of underground gasoline tanks in an area close to water supply wells...
  • Royal Farms proposes new site on U.S. 1 in North Laurel

    A group of North Laurel residents said they'd like to hear more about plans to develop the old Laurel Dodge site into a Royal Farms, even if it means changing the zoning laws created to revitalize U.S. 1. Royal Farms is considering purchasing nearly...
  • Roommate testifies suspect confessed to robbing slain Hopkins researcher

    A roommate of a man charged with killing a Johns Hopkins researcher in Charles Village last summer testified Wednesday that moments after the attack the suspect said he "had robbed someone and that he had hurt him real bad." Tyrine Williams told jurors...
  • Setting record straight on Jacksonville spill

    In a recent article, Exxon Mobil Corporation's public relations team described its massive gasoline spill in the Jacksonville area of Baltimore County as an "unfortunate accident" ("Residents sort through ruling on Exxon spill jury verdict," Feb. 11)....
  • Gas-like odors prompt flood of calls to Harford 9-1-1 Friday; officials say smell related to fumes from New Jersey oil refinery

    Emergency operations officials in Harford County said persistent calls received about gas odors from numerous locations in the county early Friday morning sent local fire companies scrambling to respond to nearly 40 calls about potential gas leaks...
  • Unidentified man shot in head and back, city police say

    Baltimore city police are investigating a shooting early Monday in the Park Heights area of Northwest Baltimore that left an unidentified man seriously wounded. The victim was found at 4:23 a.m. behind a gas station in the 4100 block of W. Garrison Ave.,...
  • Catonsville gas station robbed Friday morning

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
  • From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo

    From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo
    A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
  • Woman attacked, cut, bitten by six women in Annapolis

    A woman walking alone in Annapolis early Thursday morning was attacked from behind by a group of six other women she did not know, according to police. After the attack, which police categorized as "unusual," the unidentified victim took herself to...
  • Crime log: Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint; gas station ransacked

    Barclay Street 2900 block, between 1 p.m. May 24 and 2:30 a.m. May 25. Garmin GPS, iPod, JVC car radio stolen from vehicle. North Calvert Street 2500 block, between 10 p.m. May 22 and 6:50 a.m. May 23. DeWalt impact wrench, Husky tool bag stolen from...